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NFCC Programs for Military Service Members and Veterans to Benefit From $1 Million Wells Fargo Funding Commitment

$1 million of support from Wells Fargo will allow National Foundation for Credit Counseling® to continue military programs offered through Sharpen Your Financial Focus®
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. and SAN FRANCISCO, September 18, 2018 /3BL Media/– In support of the Sharpen Your Financial Focus® (Sharpen) initiative, National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC®) announced the nonprofit has received a $1 million commitment from Wells Fargo & Co.  for financial counseling and education services for active military service members, veterans and their families.

Second Annual National Box Tops for Education Week Kicks Off

Week-long event encourages communities to clip Box Tops to help raise much-needed funds
Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., September 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – As kids return to the classroom, schools and teachers often scramble to gather the supplies and equipment they need. Too often, gaps in funding force schools to make difficult decisions, leaving important items unfunded. For more than 22 years, General Mills Box Tops for Education has been helping bridge that gap for schools across the country, raising more than $882 million for K-8 schools since 1996.

Education Ministry Collaborates with Schneider Electric in Establishing Center of Excellence

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The Ministry of Education and Culture collaborated with Schneider Electric, as a global company in the digital transformation of energy management and transformation, to establish the Center for Excellence in Electricity, Automation and Renewable Energy.

From Tikka Masala to Congee, Campus Dining Trends Go Beyond Chicken Tenders & Pizza

Sodexo, Which Runs Dining Services at More Than 600 U.S. Colleges and Universities, Names Top Dining Trends
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – College dining halls these days look more like the popular food halls in cities throughout the US and Canada then like the cafeterias that many alumni remember. Today’s students have sophisticated palates and dining services reflect this.

Developing Skills at Stope School

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As part of our commitment to workplace diversity, Red Lake Gold Mines implemented the Stope School Program in 2007.

How Sands Academy Helped Propel Michelle Rieker Into a Management Role

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Las Vegas Sands has committed itself to its Team Members, helping them thrive and advance in the hospitality industry by providing education and support programs to further their careers.  Through Sands Academy, the company’s learning and development program, the Elevate series was established to assist Team Members in being better supervisors and managers in their respective departments. 

National PTA Launches ‘PTA Connected’ to Help Families Navigate the Digital World

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ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ —National PTA announced today the launch of PTA Connected, an initiative to educate and engage families in digital wellness, security, access, equity and literacy. The initiative formalizes and builds on the association’s work in the digital space in response to the growing needs and interest of parents nationwide. National PTA is launching PTA Connected with support from presenting and founding sponsor Symantec.

Thinking Inside the Box: Mobile Science Lab Travels Through State College

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (WJAC) — Thinking inside the box: That's the goal of a mobile science lab touring through central Pennsylvania.

The Curiosity Cube toured through State College from Sept. 7 to Sept. 12. Its first stop was Centre Hall-Potter Elementary School.

Watch the video at WJAC.com

MilliporeSigma's Curiosity Cube Aims to Inspire Stem Workforce of the Future

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MilliporeSigma is trying to spark interest in science careers this week with a traveling science lab that was once a shipping container. 

The business, a life science company with facilities in Milwaukee, is visiting the community with its Curiosity Cube. The vehicle is a 22-by-10 foot retrofitted shipping container that MilliporeSigma is using to give students experiences and tools in STEM fields – that is, science, technology, engineering and mathematics.  

Investing in Our Future Leaders

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At Goldcorp, we believe that developing our people enables them to achieve their ultimate potential and helps them exceed their goals. We are committed to investing in and developing all our employees. As an example, our StepUP program is designed to equip everyone to achieve results in a safe, productive and responsible way, by aligning our business and people practices around a core set of behaviours. Successful performance is a result of not just what we do, but also how we do it and the StepUP behaviours define what we can expect from one another at every level of the organization.

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